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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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Top Tropical Storm Lee (2011) Articles

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  • Calling all boomers, seniors to expo at State Fairgrounds

    The weather is cooling, but activities for the 2011 Baby Boomer and Senior Expo are heating up. Sponsored by Baltimore County Department of Aging, the expo will be held at the State Fairgrounds in Timonium on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and...
  • Evacuation of Port Deposit partially lifted

    Evacuation of Port Deposit partially lifted
    Four days after Port Deposit was evacuated because of a flooding Susquehanna River, public officials on Sunday began letting some residents move back into their homes but delayed the return for others whose properties suffered the most damage. By...
  • Flood cleanup seems to be nearing completion

    Flood cleanup seems to be nearing completion
    Flood cleanup continued primarily in Port Deposit throughout the day Sunday, although Havre de Grace also worked to get back to normal. Most of Port Deposit's downtown area was still off-limits to residents, town administrator Ray Heinze said Sunday...
  • No more Route 29 access? No problem

    The changes will lengthen their commutes, bring construction to their wooded street and impact the overall character of their historic, centuries-old properties. But the residents of Old Columbia Road say they are all for the State Highway...
  • Study eyes Chesapeake Bay pollution threat from dams

    Two weeks after Tropical Storm Lee flushed millions of tons of mud into the Chesapeake Bay, state and federal officials announced Tuesday they are launching a study of how to protect the estuary from sediment and other pollutants building up behind dams...
  • Some Ellicott City flood victims face cleanup alone

    Some Ellicott City flood victims face cleanup alone
    When the water rushed into town, it was quick and powerful, inundating basements in minutes and smashing through fences and doors. When it rushed out, it left residents with an arduous recovery on their hands, and an uneasy sense of vulnerability....
  • Y of Central Maryland, Our lady of Perpetual Health Church to sponsor blood drives this month in Ellicott City

    We are fortunate to have two organizations in Ellicott City that are sponsoring upcoming blood drives to help the Red Cross. Blood is needed any time of the year, but especially now after the 5.8 magnitude earthquake, Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm...
  • Council thanks community members for efforts in recent storms

    Havre de Grace's city council members recognized the many people who saw the city through Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee during Monday's council meeting, including some restaurateurs. The city is still struggling with the aftermath of the storms,...
  • A wet Terrible Towel on the football season start

    Well, it's kind of hard to write a sports column about local sports when games played are outweighed by those that are not played. When a whole slate of Friday football games get the nix and then are rescheduled for Monday, life gets a bit more...
  • Obama authorizes federal funds for Md. disaster relief

    Federal disaster relief funds were allocated Wednesday to Maryland by President Obama, according to a statement from the White House. The money will be put toward state and local efforts to clean up from the damage caused by the heavy rains from Tropical...
  • Howard appealing exclusion from federal disaster relief list for Tropical Storm Lee

    Howard appealing exclusion from federal disaster relief list for Tropical Storm Lee
    Howard County was hit hard by flooding caused by Tropical Storm Lee at the beginning of September, but do the costs constitute a disaster? That's literally up for debate. County officials are currently in the process of appealing a recent decision by...
  • New engine for Violetville's 105-year-old fire department

    New engine for Violetville's 105-year-old fire department
    One of the oldest volunteer fire companies in Baltimore County now has a fleet of vehicles no older than 10 years after welcoming its most recent addition. Founded in 1906, the Violetville Volunteer Fire Department replaced an engine with 60,000 miles...